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TBI welcomes Paralegal Hannah Moffett to its Probate department

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is delighted to welcome the latest member of its Probate department, Hannah Moffett, who joins the Teesside law firm in January 2021. Hannah takes up her role as a Paralegal at Tilly Bailey & Irvine. Our latest...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Offer Support To Teesside's Shoebox Appeal

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors once again offered its support for the annual ‘Shoebox Appeal’ by Teesside’s Philanthropic Foundation, an initiative to help disadvantaged and homeless people over the Christmas period. The Teesside...

Who keeps the family pet in a divorce or separation?

Wendy Beacom
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The process of a divorce or separation can be difficult with children involved, but similarly so with pets. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Family Law expert Wendy Beacom explain how it is decided who keeps the family pet in a separation… It is...

Divorce Proceedings over the Christmas Holidays

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Christmas is unfortunately not always the most wonderful time of the year. The divorce rate often sees a spike over the festive period, as Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain. Official statistics show that there were 455 online divorce ...

Covid-19: Child Arrangements at Christmas

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors’ Family Law experts offer you advice to aid child arrangements during a second lockdown and the 2020 Christmas period. The festive season is fast approaching and, in the wise words of Andy Williams, it is...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors: Covid-19 update (05/11/2020)

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As the UK enters a month-long lockdown until early December, Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is glad to report that we will be continuing to support clients remotely with their legal matters. As was the case when similar rules were enforced in...

Laura Fairlie qualifies as Solicitor with TBI's Probate department

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is delighted to announce that Chartered Legal Executive Laura Fairlie has completed her legal qualifications and was entered onto the Roll of Solicitors on 1 November 2020. Laura has been a hard-working and...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Welcomes New Private Family Law Solicitor

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The Private Family Law Team at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has strengthened its offering with the appointment of Jessica Inman who has today (22/10/2020) qualified as a Solicitor. Jessica, who originates from Teesside, attended Teesside and...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Praised In Latest Legal 500 Rankings

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors received glowing praise for its work in the commercial and private client legal sectors in the 2021 Legal 500 rankings . Prior to what has been a tough year for the global economy and businesses in general,...

The future of the law

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Remote working during the Covid-19 pandemic has alerted us to many ways that new technology can help us. As Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain, it is also showing us how to future-proof the legal world. History is important (we would know,...

The process of changing solicitors

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Sometimes, your legal matter can be affected quite abruptly by unprecedented or unfortunate circumstances outside of your control. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain how to transfer you case to another firm of solicitors. Picture it: Your...

Self-Employed rights to claim notice, holiday and redundancy pay

SherReene Cheah
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If you’re Self-Employed, what are your rights to claim notice, holidays and redundancy pay? Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Employment Law Solicitors explain. Under the current employment law, there are three different categories of people...

What happens if your solicitors close down?

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Sometimes, your case can be brought to a halt by conditions out of your control. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain what to do if your solicitors has closed or been shut down. No matter how well you prepare, there are some things you just...

Property Market Restart: Conveyancing process back on track

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The government has eased lockdown measures on the property market in England, but many processes of buying a house can still be done online. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Conveyancing Solicitors in Teesside explain. Government advice from Housing...

Why do carers of vulnerable people appoint a professional deputy?

Jessica Morton
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Jessica Morton, experienced court of protection solicitor of Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors, explains why so many carers of vulnerable people opt to appoint a professional deputy to look after their financial affairs. A deputy is a person that...

How TBI is your 'Catalyst' for business success

Craig Malarkey
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Ready for the next step? Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s corporate and commercial law solicitors in Teesside can support your business if you are ready to develop or expand. As we enter the next stage of the Government’s plan to ease...

Lucy's Law: Can You Protect Your Dog In Your Will?

Joanne Tillotson
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The government in April 2020 introduced “Lucy’s Law” to ban the commercial third-party sale of animals such as dogs and cats. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain the law change and how to protect pets with your Will. ...

TBI settle numerous Medomsley physical abuse cases

Nathalie Clayton
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Following the agreement of the Medomsley Physical Scheme, Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors in Hartlepool has settled a number of cases for former inmates that were subjected to physical abuse whilst detained at the centre. Nathalie Clayton,...

"70% increase" in demand for Wills during coronavirus crisis

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March 2020 saw a 70% increase in demand for making a will. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain the impact caused by the current coronavirus pandemic. “Will-writing is one of those things on people’s to-do lists that they never...

TBI's award-winning Probate Solicitors re-accredited

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has again received re-accreditation under the Law Society’s Wills and Inheritance Quality Scheme (‘WIQS’) for legal services in Wills, Probate and Inheritance. The firm, which first offered its...

Supporting families in care homes during coronavirus crisis

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During the Covid-19 pandemic it is important to keep in contact with your family and loved ones. That includes those in care homes, and Tilly Bailey & Irvine explain how you can further support them. The Coronavirus crisis is a worrying and...

Covid-19: What happens if a tenant is unable to pay rent?

Sara Garnett
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The current Covid-19 pandemic has thrown up plenty of questions about rent and property agreements. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Commercial Property Solicitors are here to help with your legal questions. With numerous businesses forced to...

How to make a criminal injury claim through the CICA

Adrienne Harris
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain how to make a claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA). Making a claim upon the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA) can be a daunting process. A Claimant will have...

Can I make a Lasting Power of Attorney during lockdown?

Joanne Tillotson
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain how the current global pandemic does not stop you from looking after your assets. Alongside making a Will we have also had numerous queries regarding the drafting and completion of lasting powers of...

Can I make a Will during lockdown?

Joanne Tillotson
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The global pandemic has created quite a shake-up to our daily lives, but it does not stop you with your plans to finalise a Will or Family Trust, as Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain. It is without doubt an unprecedented time for us...

What is HAVS? Increase in Claims for Vibration White Finger

Mark Ellis
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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors, who have assisted clients who have suffered from the Industrial Disease Vibration White Finger (HAVS) for the last 30 years, have seen an increased number of enquiries in relation to the condition recently. ...

Explained: Asbestos Claims and Compensation

Mark Ellis
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How do you approach an asbestos-related personal injury claim? Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors answer your questions... Thousands of people are diagnosed with asbestos related injuries annually. There are currently more than 5,000 deaths from...

Coronavirus Act 2020: How does this affect commercial tenancies?

Rhiannon Melrose
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How has the coronavirus pandemic affected commercial property tenancies? Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain… The Coronavirus Act 2020 became law on 25 March 2020, and was introduced to provide legal measures to allow public...

Does Your Business Comply With Job Retention Scheme Guidance?

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors will offer bespoke legal advice remotely to be sure your business complies with government guidance on the Job Retention Scheme. We have seen many enquiries from businesses of all sizes with regard to the...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Update: Commercial Law Support

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors can offer you employment, property, insolvency and commercial law support during these uncertain coronavirus-affected times thanks to its commercial law teams. Here at Tilly Bailey & Irvine, we have...

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